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Why an Anti-Virus Alone is Not Enough

Dr Ngair Teow Hin June 29, 2016 application whitelisting, anti-virus

As cyber-attacks become increasingly ubiquitous, confidence in traditional detection-based protection such as anti-virus is rapidly declining. Instead, the industry is leaning towards more preventive solutions. Rather than removing threats once they are detected on the system, companies focus on prevention.

In Bromium’s Enterprise Security Confidence report for 2015, a group of 125 security professionals has been surveyed to discover the state of the cyber security industry. The results came in and they are not looking well.

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Stopping the Infection & Spread of Ransomware with SecureAPlus

Ransomware has been making the latest security headlines over the past few months of 2016 and with good reason. There have been multiple high profile victims of ransomware in recent memory ranging from a hospital that got locked out of crucial patient data that ended up giving in to the ransomware authors demands to a water utility in Michigan getting downed for a week.

Such damaging and costly incidents have put questions into the minds of many business owners and IT security professionals:

Are they doing enough to protect their systems against malware?

Can their employees fully …

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